By Mark Dawson
He considers himself an artisan. A craftsman. His exchange is murder.
Milton is the fellow the govt. sends when you whilst every little thing else has failed. Ruthless. really good. nameless. deadly. You wouldn't decide him out of a crowd yet you wouldn't are looking to be on his record. yet now, after ten years, he's had sufficient - there's blood on his arms and he wishes out. difficulty is, this activity isn't one you could simply stroll away from.
He is going at the run, looking atonement for his sins via aiding the folks he meets alongside the way in which. yet his earlier can't be simply forgotten and sooner than lengthy it really is Milton who's hunted, and never the hunter.
This 17,000 notice novella is an creation to John Milton, the main risky murderer within the pay of Her Majesty's government.
Milton is distributed into North Korea. With not anything yet a sniper rifle, undesirable intentions and a really specific goal, will Milton be capable of tackle the key police of the main risky failed nation at the planet?
Also incorporated: the 1st bankruptcy of the 1st full-length Milton novel, THE cleanser.
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Extra resources for 1000 Yards (John Milton Series, Novella)
I have also seen how Russia systematically tries to undermine their sovereignty and subvert their security. The tales of the spy wars there include torture and treachery, deep deceptions and cynical double-dealing. They feature tragedy and triumph, brilliance and bungling, heroism, sacrifice, betrayal – and deception. The first episode comes in the months after the Russian revolution of 1917, when outside governments, chiefly Britain, France and the United States, believed that they could snuff out the communist experiment before it took root and spread to other countries.
Simm was an exception because he was caught. So too were Ms Chapman and the spies in America. But their story reveals the long-term efforts Russia makes and the vulnerabilities it exploits. How many other ‘illegals’ are living unnoticed in Britain, Europe or America? And how many agents have they recruited? Raising the alarm over this is a central aim of this book. The West has largely let down its guard. The CIA’s counter-espionage officers and their counter-intelligence colleaguesh at the FBI still devote time and money to catching Russian spies.
For a brief while, the collapse of communism looked set to doom the whole business. Now that the Soviet Union was gone, and with it the danger of the Cold War turning hot, what was left to spy on? But the champagne corks that spooks popped in Britain and America in August 1991 were as premature as the gloom in the Lubyanka as the statue of Felix Dzerzhinsky, Lenin’s secret-police chief, was hauled away by a crane to the cheers of exuberant Muscovites. MI6, the CIA and their partner services rejigged their budgets and turned to new targets: rogue arms dealers, terrorists, gangsters and cyber-criminals.
1000 Yards (John Milton Series, Novella) by Mark Dawson